Databases

To access these databases within the APS network, simply click on the links below.

To access these databases outside of the APS network, go to http://arlington.mackinvia.com and follow the following steps:

MackinVIA

  • Under school, begin typing your school name, then select from the drop-down list.
  • Type in your “One Login”

Cite your sources using EasyBib – either to create a citation or to paste in a citation from one of the databases below. 

General Resources   |  Health   |  English Language Arts   |  Science   |  Social Studies   |  Professional

Encyclopedia – English

Encyclopedia –
Spanish

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Britannica Spanish Reference Center
World Book Student Word Book Spanish Encyclopedia/ Hallazgos

General Resources – use for any topic

Search newspapers, journals, encyclopedias, atlases, transcripts, audio/video files and related websites.

Gale InfoTrac Junior Edition
SIRS Discoverer
Topics to Browse
SIRS Knowledge Source
Current Issues, Government
and Art
eLibrary
Easy Search Interface
Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Health

Gale Health & Wellness Gateway Rosen Teen Health & Wellness eLibrary

English Language Arts

Gale Books & Authors Teaching Books Net
Gale Biography in Context Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Science

World Book Student Encyclopedia Britannica Online Gale Academic OneFile
SIRS Discoverer
Click on Features near the top of the page; Choose Science Fair Experiments

eLibrary Science
Click on Topic Tab for Science Fair,

then Project Ideas
McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
Gale Science in Context Gale National Geographic Kids Pebble Go
Emergent Reader Resource:

Animals and Earth & Space

Social Studies

 

Culture Grams Gale World History in Context Gale Opposing Viewpoints
Gale U.S. History in Context Gale Biography in Context Gale InfoTrac Newsstand
Pebble Go
Emergent Reader Resource:

Biographies and Social Studies
Pebble Go Next
Native American Database

Professional 

ProQuest Professional Education Teaching Books Net
ASCD Education Collection Education Related eBooks – Choose the Education link to the left under “Subjects”